Liverpool Lime Street Low Level (LVL)

Information
Type: National Rail (Merseyrail
Wirral Line)
Station code: LVL
Opened: 1977
Platforms: 1
The mainline station Liverpool Lime Street was joined by an underground Lime Street in 1977 when the Wirral loop was opened. The loop is a single track tunnel with trains (from the Wirral) first stopping at Liverpool James Street before progressing clockwise around the loop to Moorfields, Lime Street, Liverpool Central and then back to James Street and then back under the Mersey[1].

Entrance to Liverpool Lime Street Low Level is via the main concourse in the mainline station above. The station is entirely underground including a ticket hall and a shop. Note: the station is usually publicly referred to as just "Lime Street".
508 114 pulls into the station

Wirral Line map

507 007 heads off

[1] Chris Heaps, BR Diary 1968-1977 (Ian Allan, 1988) p. 114